The ghoulish nasties I depicted two years ago in Content Strategy vs. The Undead continue to haunt content strategy implementations and information development projects. They just… won’t… DIE! However, they are not the only monsters that can terrorize your content strategy implementation.
This post is part of a series on the value proposition of localization strategies. You can make localization “better” by taking a look at localization value. Quality and cost are important value factors, but improved time to market returns the greatest value. Improving time to … Read More
This post is the first in a series about the value proposition of localization strategies. You can also see a presentation on this topic at LavaCon this October. Localization issues are a primary reason companies seek help with a new content strategy. One of the … Read More
$0.21 per word. That’s the average cost in the US to translate content into another language according to Slator, a translation news and analytics site. That number is not speculative; they analyzed the costs per word from over 80 actual proposals gathered by the US … Read More
It takes considerable planning and effort to run a successful localization project, from following best practices to evaluating vendors to finding and fixing the weakest link in the localization chain. But the localization process does not end when you receive the translations. Localization testing is … Read More
Let’s take a break from content strategy and talk a bit about virtual meeting etiquette. I’ve heard plenty of virtual meeting horror stories from friends and colleagues. There are tales of barking dogs, screaming children, loud ambient office noise, and yes, even the dreaded toilet … Read More
Just before the blizzard that crippled a significant portion of the East Coast, I was returning from a business trip. I did eventually make it home, but the return flight included a bonus three-day layover in Charlotte, NC. I’ll spare you many of the details, … Read More
Last week I was working in my home office when I heard an odd hissing sound. Upon investigation, I found that my hot water heater had decided to empty itself onto the basement floor. Fortunately I had some failsafes in place; the heater’s pressure release … Read More